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AFP, a partner in Women’s Forum Brazil 2013

For the second year in a row, AFP is participating in Women’s Forum Brazil on 17 and 18 June in São Paolo.

This international forum will present new studies and projects for the advancement of women in Latin America, including the first public release of two exclusive studies on equal rights in Latin America.


Juliette Hollier-Larousse, AFP’s regional director for Latin America, will moderate for keynote speaker Jacqueline Pitanguy on “Women’s rights: An essential cooperation for us to make a difference” as well as for the debate “Getting the most from our international exposure” featuring Tania Braga, Fernando Cotrim and Luiza Helena Trajeno from the Rio 2016 Organising Committee, Anitha Soni, CEO, ASA Tourism Services Group, and Pat McCudden, Senior Vice President, Real Estate & Development, Hyatt Hotels Corporation.


Journalists from AFP Services, an AFP subsidiary, will ensure photo and video coverage of Women’s Forum Brazil 2013.


More than 500 participants from 23 countries will be attending Women’s Forum Brazil 2013.


For more information including  the full programme and a list of speakers, visit

About Women’s Forum
Founded in 2005, “Women's Forum for the Economy and Society” is the world's leading platform featuring women's views and voices on the major social and economic issues of our time. Bringing together the experience and expertise of women from across all generations and continents, the Forum provides a venue for pragmatic discussions on improving the future for women, finding solutions, and creating new horizons and opportunities. And it offers broad, productive, forward-looking debate on important ideas. The Women's Forum also promotes the advancement of women world-wide via business and social networks.